As bridges spans get longer, lighter and more slender, aerodynamic loads become a matter of serious study. This volume of proceedings reflect the co-operation between civil and mechanical engineering and meteorology in this field.

part 1|22 pages


chapter 1|20 pages

Bridge engineering and aerodynamics

ByKlaus H. Ostenfeld, Allan Larsen

part 2|21 pages


chapter 2|8 pages

Aspects of the natural wind of relevance to large bridges

ByN.O. Jensen, J. Mann, L. Kristensen

chapter 3|11 pages

Wind criteria for long span bridges

ByHenrik Overgaard Madsen, Peter Ostenfeld-Rosenthal

part 3|35 pages

Aerodynamic aspects

chapter 4|11 pages

Wind dynamics of long-span bridges

ByR.H. Scanlan

chapter 5|12 pages

The improvement of aerodynamic performance

ByR.L. Wardlaw

chapter 6|9 pages

Wind engineering of large bridges in Japan

ByM. Ito

part 4|64 pages


chapter 7|11 pages

Similitude and modelling in bridge aerodynamics

ByH. Tanaka

chapter 8|18 pages

Section model tests

ByE. Hjorth-Hansen

chapter 9|12 pages

Taut strip model tests

ByA.G. Davenport, J.P.C. King, G.L. Larose

chapter 10|11 pages

Full aeroelastic model tests

ByP.A. Irwin

chapter 11|9 pages

A new wide boundary layer wind tunnel at the Danish Maritime Institute

ByLeif Wagner Smitt, Michael Brinch

part 5|101 pages

Multisensor Data Fusion Showcases Advancements

chapter 12|12 pages

The construction phase and its aerodynamic issues

ByFabio Brancaleoni

chapter 14|12 pages

Examples of analytical aerodynamic investigations of long-span bridges

ByHolger S. Svensson, Imre Kovacs

chapter 15|34 pages

Wind design and analysis for the Normandy Bridge

ByMichel Virlogeux

chapter 16|20 pages

Akashi Kaikyo Bridge: Wind effects and full model wind tunnel tests

ByToshio Miyata, Koichi Yokoyama, Masahiko Yasuda, Yuichi Hikami

part 6|45 pages

Great Belt experience

chapter 18|6 pages

The fixed link across the Great Belt

ByChristian Tolstrup

chapter 19|13 pages

Wind tunnel tests for the Great Belt Link

ByTimothy A. Reinhold, Michael Brinch, Aage Damsgaard

chapter 20|15 pages

Aerodynamic design of the Great Belt East Bridge

ByAllan Larsen, Arne S. Jacobsen

chapter 21|7 pages

Simulation of marine traffic for assessment of bridge span

ByJens Bay, Stig E. Sand

part 7|12 pages

The future

chapter 22|10 pages

Large bridges of the future

ByNiels J. Gimsing